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Art After Dark: Bling + Beats

February 28, 2014 - 05:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Travel back in time to the Beat Generation era of Greenwich Village, Brooklyn with our newest exhibition From the Village to Vogue: The Modernist Jewelry of Art Smith and admire a time of fast, new ideas, designs and dances. Elementz will bring the beat of Art Smith’s spirit to the modern day with breakdancing (6 – 8 pm) and spoken word poetry inspired by the permanent collection. This Friday during Art After Dark, attend one of our tours of Bling through the collection, assisted by spoken word poets from Voices of Freedom (a division of Elementz). Tours will begin with two spoken word pieces, followed by a short tour of the special exhibition, From the Village to Vogue: The Modernist Jewelry of Art Smith. Tours take place at 5:30 p.m. (members-only), 6:30 & 7:30 p.m. (general public).

 

FREE event with drinks and appetizers available for purchase. Reservations not required.
Parking at the Art Museum is $4; FREE for Art Museum Members.

 

 

Also during Art After Dark:
At the Mary R. Schiff Library, 7 – 8 pm

DIALOGUES with ARTISTS: HOW TO MAKE SENSE OF CONTEMPORARY ART

Hear the answers from those who make it, teach it and live it:

  • BARBARA HOUGHTON - Professor, Northern Kentucky University
  • KELLY PHELPS - Associate Professor, Xavier University
  • PAIGE WILLIAMS -Associate Professor, Art Academy of Cincinnati
  • Moderated by GARY GAFFNEY, Professor Emeritus of the Art Academy of Cincinnati

Discussion followed by refreshments and informal conversations with the artists in the intimate setting of the new rooftop library space, located in the old building of the Art Academy of Cincinnati.

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